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Developing a simulator application to test the billing platform in telecom industry

Rostamzadeh Bakhtiyari, Mohammad Adel (2013) Developing a simulator application to test the billing platform in telecom industry. In International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013), 8 April 2013, Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, QLD.

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Abstract

Billing Mediation Platform (BMP) in telecommunication industry is used to process real-time streams of Call Detail Records (CDRs) which can be a massive number a day. The generated records by BMP can be deployed for billing purposes, fraud detection, spam filtering, traffic analysis, and churn forecast. Several of these applications are distinguished by real-time processing requiring low-latency analysis of CDRs. Testing of such a platform carries diverse aspects like stress testing of analytics for scalability and what-if scenarios which require generating of CDRs with realistic volumetric and appropriate properties. The approach of this project is to build user friendly and flexible application which assists the development department to test their billing solution occasionally. These generators projects have been around for a while the only difference are the potions they cover and the purpose they will be used for. This paper proposes to use a simulator application to test the BMPs with simulating CDRs. The Simulated CDRs are modifiable based on the user requirements and represent real world data.

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ID Code: 52704
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Simulator, Billing Platform , testing
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Information Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The Author
Deposited On: 25 Jul 2012 09:33
Last Modified: 22 May 2013 17:06

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